New Bowlers Short Mat Tournament Jan 14

                                                                    &nb … [Read more...]

Jan 15 Tournament

Short Mat Tournament Jan 2017 The Oak Bay Lawn Bowling Club ran a members short mat tournament in a triples format. Six teams of three players played in a round robin format, each team playing five, seven end games. The matches started at 8:30 am and finished at 5 pm. Everybody had a good time, but … [Read more...]

Fall Season Success

Short Mat Fall 2016 The Fall season of the short mat bowling has been a huge success, with an increase in the number of members taking part and a large increase in matches played. Thanks to the creativity and hard work of a number of members, a second mat was installed in Anderson House in late … [Read more...]

Christmas Tournament

Short Mat Tournament Christmas 2016 The one-day Triples tournament held on Sunday, December 11, starting at 8.30 in the morning, was concluded successfully shortly after 5.00 o'clock. There were 18 entries divided randomly into six teams that played each other on a round-robin basis, five 7-end … [Read more...]

Oak Bay Lawn Bowling Bids “Au Revoir” to Jim Brown

Jim Brown is departing to live in Nanaimo amongst his family. Oak Bay Bowling will miss his cheery face and wonderful bowling. Jim will expect us to visit him as he settles into the Nanaimo Lawn Bowling … [Read more...]

Fall Classic Two Mat Short Mat Tournament

                                    On November 5-6, six teams had a great time participating in a short mat triples tournament - the first to be played on the two-mat … [Read more...]

The Valued Elder Recognition Award (VERA) for Faith Magwood

CONGRATULATIONS FAITH MAGWOOD Faith recently received The Valued Elder Recognition Award  (VERA) in a ceremony at UVIC.   The Family Caregivers Network nominated her for this award.  Faith was a founding member of this Society.  As a social worker in 1983 she saw a need and responded and the … [Read more...]

2016 North American Challenge

Background The North American Challenge is the largest North American continental bowls event of its kind. A challenge match between Canada and the United States, the tournament provides an international competition opportunity for both countries. Originally established in 1989, this tournament … [Read more...]

Short Mat Tournament Fall 2016

Short Mat Triples Tournament – November 5-6, 2016 Short mat players - new, experienced and everyone in-between – sign up for the first tournament of the fall season. It’s a triples, and teams will be randomly drawn according to entrants’ rankings. A maximum twenty-four entries can be accommodated. … [Read more...]

Labour Day Quaddie 2016

Labour Day Quaddie 2016 A cool, damp day greeted the bowlers Labour Day 2016. The quaddie consists of team of four players, Skip, 3rd, 2nd and Lead. All players play three 14 end games. First the teams split into two pairs, then the next game is a singles game and a triples, and finally in the … [Read more...]